Job Searching Season! #Research, #Academia, #Grants, #Organisations

It is job searching season and the skies are wide open! Below are direct links to search engines for research and academic jobs. Included are research based institutes (with brief descriptions), institutes for grants, and humanitarian based organisations (UN, etc…). Click on the hyperlink for direct access to their vacancy pages. Put together over the past two years, this list will continue to grow so be sure to check back. AND, interested in Anthropology and Gender? Check back for a post on a list of networks and organisations.

Academic Jobs 

EU Academic Jobs (search engine)

Academic Positions EU (search engine)

UK Academic Jobs (search engine)

Gradhacker (Insider Higher Education)


DFG (about graduate school in Germany)

Academic Positions Germany (EVIFA)

Global Institute of German and Area Studies

United States:

Fulbright US (grant/scholarships) 

American Anthropology Association (database)


The Dutch Academic Center Network

Maastricht University 


United Nations/Humanitarian 

UN Junior Professional Officer Programme

The Junior Professional Officer Programme is administered by the JPO Service Centre (JPOSC) for the following organizations: UNDP and its affiliated funds/programmes, UNCDF, UNDOCO, UNV, UN Women, UNAIDS, UNFPA, UNIDO (on occasional cases), UNITAR, UNOPS, UNRWA, UNSSC, UNU, UPU, WHO.

For all other agencies visit here

International Organisation for Migration

IOM works to help ensure the orderly and humane management of migration, to promote international cooperation on migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions to migration problems and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need, including refugees and internally displaced people.

UN City: Denmark

The UN City (Danish: FN Byen) is located in Copenhagen, and consists of two campuses that combined houses nine United Nations agencies. The plans for a UN City in Copenhagen were born in 2002, and the location at Marmormolen was selected in 2005.

International Peace Institute

The International Peace Institute is an independent, international not-for-profit think tank with a staff representing more than 20 nationalities, located in New York across from United Nations headquarters, with offices in Vienna, Austria, and Manama, Bahrain (home of our Middle East regional office).

Job I Staten (general all area jobs in Denmark in Danish)


Research Jobs


Researchers in Motion portal, a joint initiative of the European Commission and the countries participating in the European Union’s Framework Programme for Research.


People come to us from various backgrounds – economists, professionals, doctoral students and graduates. People are our most valuable resource, and therefore training people is a core priority.

Danish Institute for International Studies

DIIS is an independent research institution for international studies, financed primarily by the Danish state. We carry out research and analysis on a wide range of issues within the areas of globalisation, security and development. We participate in national and international debates and academic networks and publish in high-ranking academic journals, always striving to excel in academic scholarship. At the same time, we continuously assess Denmark’s foreign and political situation and inform the Danish media, politicians and the public about our work.

Social Science Research Council

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) employs a diverse workforce in the United States at our headquarters in Brooklyn, New York, as well as internationally. Benefits include health, dental, vision, disability, life, and gym reimbursement; pension plan and tax savings programs; and generous vacation and sick leave. Student loan and tuition reimbursement are available for all full-time staff, and provisions are made for professional staff to continue their development as professional social scientists.

American Association for the Advancement of Science

The American Association for the Advancement of Science is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science for the benefit of all people.

WZB Berlin Social Science Centre

The WZB Berlin Social Science Center conducts basic research with a focus on problems of modern societies in a globalized world. The research is theory-based, problem-oriented, often long-term and mostly based on international comparisons.

Grants Funding: 

German Exchange DAAD 

Kommunikation und Fachinformation für die Geschichtswissenschaften: grants 

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